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Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
. we see consumers responding. >> for more on the cover started -- story, cory johnson joins us from the ebay's conference -- campus. say aboutohn donahoe ones.r >> he said, what is the big apple -- big deal? i've known people jones for a decade. think of amazon as walmart. think of ebay as small businesses everywhere. they have diametrically opposed ideas about who in the marketplace they want to support. i asked john donahoe about drone and how they got some attention for the thing. look, thisd is, isn't about fantasy future. we're doing things now to help consumers now. ebay is not what you think it is. people think of ebay as an auction site, which is what it was 30 years ago. options are 35% of the overall business. they do about three times more fixed sales than the others. their paypal business is interesting and growing. >> how important is paypal for ebay? >> hugely important. it is growing so much faster than the rest of the business. it had been growing at rates that were high. allebay campus we are at is paypal people, in fact. they have 13,000 people exclusively working
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
congress artie help end apartheid in 1994. guy johnson has more on the mandela legacy. firstree man takes his steps into a new south africa. >> from prisoner to president, his 1990 release from jail signaling the end of the racist policy of apartheid. he would go on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i do hereby promise to be faithful to the republic of south africa. wasorn to a local chief, he one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. he began opposing the white minority a policy of apartheid, laws that segregated society and made colored south africans second-class citizens. byst, mandela was moved gandhi. more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of led ational congress, he violent sabotage attacks and was arrested and tried in 1962. he would spend 27 years in jail that he was never forgotten. eventually, international and to sayl pressure led apartheid would be dismantled down the mandela would walk free. rather than seek richer view hising, he reached out to former oppressors trying to heal a divid
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
is matt miller and cory johnson. i posted your interview with mullally on twitter and a lot of people are saying to my can't tell if that is a no or a not yet. what do you think? it is noncommittal, and really a nonanswer, especially compared to what i've gotten from him in the past. this speculation has been out there for months and months. and usually, every time the story breaks again, i will e- mail alan and he is the kind of ceo that gets right back to you. he has always said, i plan on serving ford as the ceo and president until at least the end of 2014. a pretty solide answer. he's not reiterating it that way anymore. now he just says "no comment," or "i'm still continuing to serve ford e there is no solid answer that he will be there until the end of -- to serve ford." solid answer that he will be there until the end of 2014. >> are the board members saying the same thing that he is? x i was talking to one of our reporters in detroit who was at an event this morning. that this isg mark the plan, that alan is going to stay until the end of 2014, but the board has not rea
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
the mall as a teenager. they have a guitar shop. i do not play guitar like cory johnson. you see a place like where you would do your shopping. it is creative. there is this whole changing retail space where you can now use paypal or even your phone or tablet. there is a clothing store right here and we're going to go into an in-depth look at how it transforms itself to get ready for the future. >> all right. we will have much more on the business throughout the day. first, i want to go through ebay by the numbers. here is a look. ebay, the global e-commerce and payments company, with more than 31,000 employees in 33 countries around the world. they are driving three different businesses. there is the online marketplace, where active users buy, sell, or bid on 500 million items. things are sold every six minutes. a pair of sunglasses is sold every 18 seconds. globally, clothing, shoes, and accessories are sold on mobile devices. then, there is paypal. people send or receive money. 729 times last quarter. that is more than the populations of the u.s., australia, and others combined.
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
gained access to tech company servers. write -- they write -- cory johnson in new york in -- joins us with more. what exactly does this mean. geo the lyrical issues, issues regarding other countries and leaders. there is what we do not know yet, the notion that he has so much more to release about this, that the government has not told us yet. i think fundamentally this is about a business issue come a u.s. companies trying to compete in the global i.t. market. there have been estimates about what the cost could be. they are only guesses. some companies have tried to look at this and figure this out. the company actually looked at this. they found 71% of the people polled said u.s. is a top cloud services provider but found evidence that european companies are targeting u.s. companies trying to gain market share. going forward, they have a multibillion-dollar cost on this that is an enormous number that they think as the business grows , and this is indeed a growing business, as it grows, more and more local businesses will to stew host cloud they'd -- caused they'd -- cloud-based off
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
this? cory johnson is in the newsroom with more. >> they are trying to make it more transparent. more on how that is going to work. joined by the vice president of research. this is interesting to me that the government is in an arms race with a u.s. company. what is microsoft proposing? >> they are proposing a few things. this is going to be good news for consumers. you get additional security without having to do anything about it. the trend has been to increase the amount of places. this was the trend. this is really a continuation of the process. ago your facebook was not even encrypted unless you specifically ask for it. today it is always encrypted for everyone. we are seeing it move in that direction. >> there is a data in utah where the nsa is opening a physical facility to do the kinds of -- and crippling that has never been seen before. is that what we are looking at, the best tech minds of the best tech companies? >> something like that, with the big data centers, the assumption is they are going to be cracking encryption on a large scale. that is what one microsoft encrypt
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
companies that are reshaping our world. i am cory johnson. our focus is on innovation, technology, and the future of business. let's get straight to the rundown. a coding lesson from mark zuckerberg. his video is one of many for students interested in the coding. an initiative that wants an hour of your time at this week. advertisers can follow you around the web, now apple is using technology to follow you around the store. jony ive is trying to make apple one of the most innovative brands. meet the man doing the same for sneakers. nike's catch up with guru. to the lead. the biggest names are speaking with the united states urging american children to learn to code. it comes as a critical time as u.s. students according to a new rank has american students ranked 21st in science and 26th in math. an hour of code initiative asked people to spend an hour coding. it kicks off computer science education week. it is sponsored by code.org. here is president obama. >> learning these skills are not only important for your future but for our country's future. if you want america to stay on the
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
san jose, california. i am emily chang. i'm here with cory johnson. and we also have jon erlichman. we have been learning a lot about e-mail. it has been exciting day. john donahoe is that ceo. yeah. it is like a smackedown between ebay and amazon. it is a minority of their business, action. -- auction. applicable be entertaining and enlightening for people. they will learn about a lot of things. >> we will talk about that would john donahoe. we will also learn about the ebay moonshot business. it is the same day delivery business. it will get to you within an hour. i have got these gloves. >> styling gloves. >> it was cold this morning. the payment business, that is a monster of a business. billions of transactions every quarter. it is growing at double-digit rates. >> you go very in depth on some of the innovations they are working on at ebay. you are inside the commerce and innovation showcase. what is that about? >> this is a place where they try to explain to their many retail partners with the technology behind ebay allows for these retailers to do in their stores. we know th
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
a job and people like him in that job. here is our editor at large cory johnson. >> it is a problem to be so well-liked as you well know. >> please, don't flatter me. >> why do they want steve ballmer replaced? stock chartt the and see what happened with microsoft over the course of ballmer's tenure. of 2000e ceo in january when the.com bubble was at its frothy is. microsoft has not done much since 2001.2001. it had a decent run since the lows of 2008. really impressive job that mulally did coming from a different industry. a different sales structure and planning structure than boeing. he really put it on solid footing going into the recession of 2008. those of the turnaround skills that the microsoft board really likes. >> let's take a listen to what malala he said. said.hat mulally >> it wasn't unequivocal bowl leadpipe cinch, let's hear what he said. you always said in the past that i'm going to stay at least until 2014. hange in the plans. it sounds like a nondenial denial. >> i looked at a number of things he said over the course of the last few months. he said that he loved s
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
teenagers. they have got the guitar shop here. i admit, i don't play the guitar like cory johnson. they have the place where you originally do your shopping which is created to touch off some of the technology that ebay has. you can use something like apal, your phone or -- paypal, your phone or tablet. we'll look at how ebay helped transform itself and get ready for the future. >> we'll have much more on ebay business throughout the day. first i want to tell you how much the company has grown over the last decade. here's a look. ebay, the global commerce and payment company with 31,000 employees in 33 countries around the world, driving three different businesses. there is the online marketplace where 124 million active users buy, sell or bid on more than 500 million items. in the u.s. alone, a flat screen tv gets sold every six minutes. men's sunglasses, a pair every 18 seconds and globally every minute, 362 pieces of clothing, shoes or accessories are sold just on mobile devices. then there is paypal. where people spent or receive money 729 million time last quarter. more than
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
chang. i'm on the set with our editor at large, cory johnson. our jon erlichman is inside at the commerce and innovation center. wire going to be covering it all today from how ebay has gone from auction house to ecommerce juggernaut. we're going to be talking about connective glass on the store front and we're going to be talking about ebay's same day delivery service. amazon may have drones, they may be working on drones, but ebay can bring you something in one hour. >> i love this story because it is such an interesting company. people think ebay is one thing and it is something very different. >> right. right. >> i do not think they understand how different this business is. >> so it is really cold and i forgot my gloves. i'm getting some gloves delivered to us. >> how come we're outside. it is 39 degrees in san jose, california. >> let's go inside. let's go to jon erlichman. he is at the commerce innovation center. what is that all about? >> it is a really fun place, quite frankly. i feel like i am back at the mall as a teenager. they have a guitar shop. although i have got
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
will say about that. onnade -- for more on nadella and what microsoft could look like, cory johnson. >> this guy is important. he is the eternal candidate. a lot of people and microsoft are rooting for him. it is amazing he appeared before our cameras today and said anything because this is a guy who has a tremendous amount of speculation about him. as much as we are hearing another name, he says it is a job. he has no plans to leave here at getting a guy like him would be difficult. satya has been a microsoft employee since 1992. he has run that cloud business. he used to run that server and told business. the cloud service might be more important because if you think about the future of computing, have the stories we do on "bloomberg west" have a consistent trend of companies that do not sell stuff microsoft used to make. people do not buy pcs and mainframes. look at the results from ibm, oracle, and a cisco. you can see the moves that the cloud is having. this guy runs the division at microsoft that will save microsoft. listen to what he had to say about that from paris. >> there
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am EST
. ♪ >> gold is up $15. joining us right now, betty liu. do, betty liu? >> ron johnson is going to be joining us. he is in studio. he is the senator from wisconsin. he is visiting us in new york. he is one of those who have said we need to repeal obamacare. he made an about-face and conceded defeat yesterday. we can't, he said. it is a huge deal. let's talk about transition is what his new comment is. >> betty liu, 8:00 a.m. this morning. she will have continuing coverage from south africa. with us, william cohan. he is focused on capitalism. ridiculously the controversial -- specifically, the .ontroversial can -- comments pope made an interesting statement, 250 pages, about five or six pages were about our economic system and the way -- >> our consumerism. >> the way that certain people have the benefits and other people get left behind. people are forgetting that. he raised the specter of the golden calf and our devotion to monetary possessions and things that can be bought with money. >> what is the distinction here? >> i think it is important to remember that there are a lot of pe
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 4:00am EST
a special edition of "bloomberg west." i'm emily chang. i'm on set with cory johnson. jon erlichman is inside. we will cover it all, from how they have gone from an auction house to a juggernaut. we will talk about their new glass and we will talk about their service. amazon may have drones, but ebay can bring you something in one hour. >> this is something that is interesting. people think ebay is one thing, but it is something very different. i do not think they understand how different this business is. >> it is really cold and i forgot my gloves. i'm getting some gloves delivered to us. >> it is 39 degrees in san jose. >> let's go inside to jon erlichman. what is that all about? >> it is a really fun place, frankly. i feel like i am back at the mall as a teenager. they have a guitar shop. i do not play guitar like cory johnson. you have got a place like where you would do your shopping. it is creative. there is this whole changing retail space where you can now use paypal or even your phone or tablet. there is a clothing store right here and we're going to go into an in-depth lo
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >> our editor at large, cory johnson, with us now. we have been talking about the microsoft ceo search for a long time now, and they want to name a successor before the end of the year, and that is almost here. we have heard they have reached a stalemate, they are close -- where are we? >> sources have said they have not made a decision quite yet, there are some other possibilities out there, but sa the leadingis internal candidate, from what we understand. this is a guy who has been at microsoft for many years and was and thel to the cloud division that the cloud is underneath, and he is highly respected in that part of the company. the technology world is moving into the direction that he runs. take a listen to what he had to say about the cloud. >> if you look at what happened even in the last quarter in terms of our cloud, it grew over 100%. we have over 50% of the fortune 500 using windows. office 365 is already on a run of 1.5 billion. that is the kind of growth we are seeing as this two dollars -- this $2 trillion is shifting. >> there are executives at microsoft that i a
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
compatible. cory johnson has more in today's drill down. it sounds like a big deal. >> it is interesting with the change affecting as many as 750 million people, it's not that big of a deal. the bigger thing might be the ramifications. i think ramifications go favre aon this company. -- go far beyond the company. the minister of technology, the minister of technology, which i love saying -- >> all of the chinese departments. >> they choose td-lte standard, which is the chinese standard. this will be the biggest in the world. >> why don't they just call it 4g? >> it's different. it's the way it works. it's the way it broadcasts a signal, the duration, how high it can go as well as the kind of chips. >> it's basically the same. >> it will have a lot of the same characteristics. for this market you had the other carriers choose. they have a much smaller percentage of the market. they originally chose homegrown technologies because it has been good for the units. it's good for the cell phone makers. apple didn't want to be involved. this was never licensed by the chinese governme
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
johnson can do a good ron burgundy imitation just by being himself. it is now time for our morning reef this job stay. >> it is job stay. atwill get the jobs number --0 a.m. eastern a reader eastern. we also have earnings coming out, american eagle earnings before the bell and alan greenspan speaks at 4 p.m. eastern in philadelphia. and the draw for the next year's world cup takes place in brazil. it is a big deal in the rest of the world. for that. looking >> scarlet fu with a job stay company news. >> a new ceo is ready to sell the price is right at time warner cable. his background and mergers has given him the experience to know a good deal when he sees one. comcast and charter have considered making bids. this is according to people familiar with the matter. nissan is belting back in china. sales should be stronger than industrywide gains for the first time in three years. the sun was one of the hardest hit japanese committees in china when a territorial dispute over islands led to a boycott of some japanese market -- cap these products. and for ke$ha that employers added 185,
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
johnson. you are going to be joining us for two hours all week long. >> it is very early in the west coast. it is only 8:00 here. >> you are not jetlagged, are you? we are going to walk through some of the top stories. we are all over healthcare.gov. iter the dub octal when first was initiated, it has come back. about one million people have visited the site since september 2. today is the deadline for lawmakers. >> they have a dose of their own medicine. i thought it was very telling on cyber monday. the walmart site had problems. at the same time -- i am not sure which is worse. areome of the lawmakers getting an ugly surprise, including john boehner. he said that the premiums would double. co-pays are going to triple.
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